Column: Ohioans closer to tax-relief

Column: Ohioans closer to tax-relief

After a lot of discussion about tax reform over a lot of years, the Senate has taken a major step toward fixing our broken tax code by passing the Tax...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Column: Legislation includes middle-class tax cuts

Column: Legislation includes middle-class tax cuts

For years, Republicans and Democrats alike have called for middle-class tax cuts. Last week, the Senate passed legislation that will finally deliver i...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 11th, 2017. |  


Column: Protect health care for Ohio kids

Column: Protect health care for Ohio kids

While the Senate spends time on a bill to cut taxes for corporations that send jobs overseas, kids here in America are on the verge of losing their he...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 8th, 2017. |  


Column: Preserve funding to protect Lake Erie

Column: Preserve funding to protect Lake Erie

Lake Erie is a treasure for Ohio. In addition to being Ohio’s No. 1 tourist destination, Lake Erie provides drinking water for 3 million Ohioans and...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


Column: Deer gun harvest up since last year

Column: Deer gun harvest up since last year

The extremely mild weather last week was very beneficial as deer hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun hunti...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Column: Do you have some off-beat holiday traditions?

Column: Do you have some off-beat holiday traditions?

I wonder. In the future — say 1,500 years or 2,000 from now, after the apes, gorillas and orangutans have taken over the planet — what will arc...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Drug abuse problem must be attacked on multiple fronts

Drug abuse problem must be attacked on multiple fronts

Crawford County officials said this month that they’ve joined a growing group of county and city governments in filing suit against five of the larg...

November 29th, 2017 updated: November 29th, 2017. |  


Column: Hungry Hounds, Seven of Nine and cold weather

Column: Hungry Hounds, Seven of Nine and cold weather

When the weather turns, I look for things that produce heat. It didn’t used to be that way, but the older I get, the more cold weather bothers me...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Column: Take time to be thankful

Column: Take time to be thankful

Some surviving family writings from the 1800s provide perspective on being thankful for a wide variety of things. Thus we may be thankful: For n...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Column: Nothing to do in Galion? You’re kidding me, right?

Column: Nothing to do in Galion? You’re kidding me, right?

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. “I have no idea what to do. There’s so much going on in Galion.” It’s a trick question. If you’...

November 19th, 2017 updated: November 19th, 2017. |